One of the drivers who delivers home meals to recently discharged patients of Lee Memorial Health She will also check up on each client while making the drop and report back to the operating manager if there is any cause for concern that needs to be followed up

One of the drivers who delivers home meals to recently discharged patients of Lee Memorial Health. She will also check up on each client while making the drop and report back to the operating manager if there is any cause for concern that needs to be followed up.

Home meal delivery saves costs for hospital system

Lee Memorial pilots program that provides prepared foods, nutrition education for at-risk discharged patients.

Lee Memorial Health System in Florida last year piloted a home meal delivery service called Flavor Harvest that supplied discharged patients meeting certain criteria with four weeks of nutritious meals—three per day plus snacks—along with dietary counseling. All meals conformed to any dietary prescriptions required by the patient’s physician.

The program was successful eno

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